The general objective of the I-210 Pilot is to improve corridor-wide traffic conditions during an incident or event. But it is essential to clearly understand what is in scope and out of scope for the requirements.
|In Scope||Out of Scope|
Helping traffic get around an incident or event—The requirements define a system that will divert traffic and people around an incident scene or the location of an event. The details of this diversion are called an "incident response plan" but could also be called a “traffic/traveler management around an incident or event” plan.
Freeways, arterials, and mass transit operations—Rather than focusing on freeways alone, the requirements define a system that uses multiple roadways and modes in a coordinated way to get traffic/travelers around an incident or event.
Managing normal daily traffic—The requirements are not meant to define a system that will improve day-to-day traffic on an ongoing basis.
Managing the scene of an incident/event—While the system would divert traffic around an incident or event, it is not intended to manage what happens at the incident/event itself. That remains under the control of emergency responders. For example, the proposed ICM system: